Archive for August, 2006

AGASSI AGONISTES

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

AGASSI AGONISTES
Somehow, while I was looking the other way, Andre Agassi became the grand old man of professional tennis.
How did this happen? I still remember vividly the long hair, the denim shorts and the black shoes when Agassi won Wimbledon in 1992. I remember the blistering, two-handed service returns, the unbelievable quickness, the élan [...]


OSPREYS

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

THIS COMMENTARY WAS BROADCAST ON NPR’S ALL THINGS CONSIDERED ON AUGUST 7, 2006:
OSPREYS INC.
I have been watching the ospreys from my window overlooking the Chesapeake Bay…watching them arrive in the early spring, hatch their young, conduct flight training and prepare to head south again. They provide great entertainment and a natural [...]